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GeriPal - A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast

May 31, 2017

For this week's GeriPal podcast we talk with Sandra Moody, MD, about her experiences in geriatrics and palliative care in Kamogawa City, Japan. Sandra helped to start the hospice and palliative care service at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center prior to moving to Japan. We spoke with Sandra about...

May 18, 2017

We talked with Rebecca about the results of The Prepare Trail, a randomized controlled trial of an easy-to-read advance directive PLUS a web-based decision aid vs the easy-to-read advance directive alone in 414 older veterans with chronic disease

May 10, 2017

A study published in JAGS reported approximately one-third of the Medicare beneficiaries who died in 2011 had four or more transitions within their last 6 months of life. We discuss with the studies author about how he became interested in transitions and why this is important.

May 2, 2017

On todays podcast, we interview Dr. Samir K. Sinha, MD on how he has influenced local and national policy to redesign the care we give to older adults. Dr. Sinha is the Director of Geriatrics at the Sinai Health System, an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and Assistant Professor of Medicine...